10 of the Best Tutorials to Get You Up to Speed With WordPress 3.0

10 of the Best Tutorials to Get You Up to Speed With WordPress 3.0

Perhaps you haven’t had time to jump head first into WordPress 3.0. Maybe you haven’t even upgraded your site. There are so many new features that it may be a little overwhelming. Don’t worry. You’re not behind, especially if you’re using BuddyPress. BP version 1.2.5 came out today with numerous bug fixes for WordPress 3.0.  Now is a good time to look at upgrading.

We’ve gathered some of the most high quality tutorials available in the WordPress community to help you learn how to harness the new features of this release. Consider this a crash course on how to use and customize everything new and exciting in WordPress 3.0.  Add these to your reading list and you’ll be up to speed in no time. 

Custom Post Types

Rock Solid WordPress 3.0 Themes Using Custom Post Types

How to Use Custom Post Types in WordPress 3.0 (video)

Extending Custom Post Types: 3.0: Permalinks, Metaboxes, Querying


The Essential Guide to WordPress 3.0 Custom Taxonomies

Template Tags

WordPress 3.0 Theme Tip: The Comment Form

Template Changes/Tags for WordPress 3.0


Shortlinks With WordPress 3.0


Goodbye. headaches. Hello, menus!

Domain Mapping

WordPress 3.0 Multisite Domain Mapping Tutorial

Custom Backgrounds

WordPress 3.0 Custom Background Support